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Animalia is the name of the animal kingdom in one (slightly old-fashioned) way of dividing up the total of living things. It is a class which contains all animals. Animals are living things which do not make use of light to get energy and building materials (like plants do) to grow. They eat plants or other animals. Most higher animals can also move around, which is another difference with plants. Animals are divided into groups as well; Some examples of animal groups are: